How to check nin on MTN

You may be in Nigeria and have forgotten your National Identification Number (NIN) or probably you don’t remember where you have kept your National Identification Number (NIN) slip to check for NIN.

Be rest assured that you don’t need to worry. You just need to follow these simple steps in this article and your nin will be displayed to you.

How to check your nin on MTN
To check your nin on MTN, follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *346#
  2. From the options displayed, select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same MTN number you enrolled with for your NIN
  3. Follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs
  4. Note that using this service attracts a N20 (tweny naira) fee only (deducted from your phone credit balance).


Q: How do I check my NIN number on MTN?
A: . You can dial *346# and press 1 to retrieve your NIN.

Q: Can I link my NIN to my MTN number?
A: Yes, you can

Q: How long does it take to get a NIN number?
A: Between 1-5 working days

Q: What is the NIN verification portal?
A: The NIMC Verification Service (NVS) is a platform developed to enable verification of identities of persons enrolled in the National Identity Database.

Q: What’s the full meaning of NIN?
A: National Identification Number


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